The Best PSP Fighting Games

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Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation Portable at some point.

If you owned a Playstation Portable at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few fighting games in your collection. With challenging combos and finishing moves to pull off, fighting games are some of the best multiplayer games you can get your hands on. Franchises like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat made the genre famous, but today there are plenty of others that are just as fun. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PSP fighting games of all time. 

This list spotlights the most popular and best selling fighting games that were released for PSP. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Vote for your favorite items on this poll, including Tekken 6, Dissidia Final Fantasy, and more. Vote up all your favorite video games below.

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  • Tekken 6
    767 votes
    • Developer: Namco Bandai Games

    Stepping into the ring with Tekken 6 is nothing short of a frenzied brawl wrapped in an intricate plot. Strategize your moves as you face two dozen characters, each indelible and unique, in a rock-solid fighting mechanics, with the Fate-of-the-world story stoking up the adrenaline. Since its debut, Tekken 6 has been a titan in the fighting game scene, punching above its weight and setting trends.

    • Developer: Capcom

    With Street Fighter Alpha 3 MAX, you'll be dropping hadoukens while uncovering the mysterious conspiracy of Shadaloo. The game, incredible in design with its knockout combat system, makes learning chains, combos and counters a rewarding experience. Street Fighter Alpha 3 MAX has held the fighting stage with its fiery gameplay and rich story, making it a classic in the annals of gaming.

  • Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection
    633 votes
    • Developer: Namco, Eighting Co., Ltd.

    Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection offers a hair-raising saga draped in a tournament of unrivaled combat. The reinvented fighting mechanisms, coupled with breath-taking visuals, elevate the thrill of every match you grapple. The game has amplified Tekken's legacy in the fighting genre, delivering a masterstroke in both narrative and gameplay.

  • Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny
    685 votes
    • Developer: Namco, Project Soul

    With Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny, it's all about wielding legendary weapons in a desperate bid to seize destiny. The refined battle system with intuitive controls bows to no fighting title, while the dramatic narrative serves a visual feast. This game has etched a mythic saga in the canon of the fighting game genre, setting a high bar for its successors.

    • Developer: EA Canada, Syn Sophia

    Thrust into the gritty underbelly of New York's street fighting scene in Def Jam Fight for NY: The Takeover, where your moves decide your rise or downfall. The game's intuitive yet deep combat system, fused with an engaging plot, makes every punch a thrilling experience. By introducing elements of hip-hop culture to the fighting world, this game has revolutionized the genre upside down.

    • Developer: Square Enix

    In the world of Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy, legendary heroes cross swords in a ravishing universe. The blend of fast-paced combat and RPG elements, framed in a rich narrative, has raised the bar for the genre. Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy with its game-changing mechanics has surely carved a niche in the pantheon of fighting games.